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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Archuleta County goes dry, tax revenue needed

Whisperings of a change in public attitude toward one of the Old West’s most venerated institutions — saloons — appeared in the columns of...

High hopes and hot water

I closed last week’s column with the important news in 1878 that the Army was getting ready to build a fort at Pagosa Springs....

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

By John M. Motter PREVIEW Columnist A few weeks ago, I wrote a column describing the winter I remember for the most snow fall since I...

Historic Bible found at thrift shop, returned to family

Staff Writer A unique family Bible was found by former librarian Barb Draper at the Methodist Thrift Shop earlier this year and returned to the...

Pagosa lumbers into the 20th century

Two large lumber manufacturing companies were harvesting logs and exporting timber as Pagosa Country entered the 20th century. Each of these companies was among...

Genealogy Society to welcome guest speaker Bea Espinosa

By April Holthaus Special to The PREVIEW The presence of Spanish-speaking peoples in what is now southern Colorado dates to before 1861, when the border between...

The Great Horse Race of 1908 comes to an end

This week we conclude the story of the Great Horse Race of 1908 sponsored by the Denver Post. The race started in Evanston, Wyo.,...

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

We’re in the middle of writing about Dr. Mary Winter Fisher. As we pick up the threads of our anecdotal story from last week, Fisher...

Battles and scoundrels of all sorts

We’ve been writing of the struggle between Hispanics and Anglos for control of the county government. The struggle took place between formation of the county...

Revisiting ‘Death Rode the High Country’

The tourist season has arrived, along with summer activities such as hiking and camping in the wilderness. Unfortunately, unless more rain comes quickly, the...

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